The black darco orthowedge forefoot offloading shoe works to relieve pressure from diabetic foot ulcers
The surgical off loading post op shoe comes in four sizes, look at the sizing chart to see which size you need
Our toe offloading shoe has an orthowedge that shifts your weight back at a 15 degree angle
The orthowedge offloading shoe has heavy duty tread that allows you to wear outside during any weather
The forefoot off loading shoe accommodates for extra space in the toe area to prevent further injury
The adjustable darco wedge shoe has adjustable straps to accommodate bandaging from diabetic foot ulcers and after surgery
the darco wedge boot has four different dimensions to fit a variety of shoe sizes
The orthowedge offloading shoe instruction sheet shows applying like a shoe, attaching the bottom strap, then the top
clean the offloading shoe by hand with a damp cloth

Forefoot Off-Loading Post Surgery Shoe | Non-Weight Bearing Support Boot for Toe and Foot Protection

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Product Description

Revolutionize Your Recovery with the Forefoot Offloading Shoe

When faced with conditions that demand limited or no weight bearing on the front of your foot, seeking effective solutions is crucial. While crutches offer a temporary fix, they often bring inconvenience and muscle atrophy. Embrace a superior alternative – the Forefoot Offloading Shoe – a wedge orthotic designed to revolutionize your healing journey.

Backed by clinical evidence, this remarkable shoe is engineered to alleviate weight-bearing pressure on your forefoot and toes. Ideal for post-surgery healing or trauma recovery, it accelerates the healing process significantly.

Let's Talk Features: Top Benefits That Make Our Post-Op Broken Toe Shoe Stand Out

  1. Safe and Efficient Healing

    The Forefoot Off-Loading Shoe emerges as a champion in promoting safe, swift, and efficient recovery. By significantly diminishing forefoot pressure, this remarkable shoe creates a nurturing environment that supports optimal healing conditions following surgery or trauma. With each step, experience the reassurance of knowing that your recovery is in capable hands.

  2. Designed for Active Recovery

    What sets this bunion surgery shoe apart is its 15° dorsi-angle bottom. Encouraging weight shift to your heel while walking, minimizes pressure on the front sole. This innovative design provides the best relief for reduced foot and toe pain, fostering correct healing alignment.

  3. Low-Profile and Lightweight Fit

    A semi-open style and airflow-friendly material make this post-op shoe breathable for all-day comfort. Designed with healing and user comfort in mind, this forefoot offloading shoe has a relatively low-profile fit, allowing users to remain active and independent throughout the recovery process.

  4. Wide Footbed and Square-Toe Design

    This orthopedic forefoot off-loading shoe has a wide footbed and square-toe design, which acts as a bumper to provide extra protection and prevent your toes, especially your pinky and big toe, from rubbing against the brace or some other surface. It can be worn on your right or left foot thanks to its squared footbed.

An Orthopedic Shoe for Every Need: Adaptable Relief for Various Foot and Toe Conditions

The lightweight and discreet design of this post-surgery boot caters to a range of foot and toe conditions, including:

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Post-bunionectomy recovery
  • Mallet, claw, or hammer toe recuperation
  • Healing from infection
  • Removal of plantar corns
  • Recovery from broken toes or forefoot fractures, including Lisfranc fractures
  • Alleviation of ball of foot pain from metatarsalgia trauma
  • Relief from Morton's neuroma

Talk to your doctor or medical professional to determine if this forefoot offloading shoe is the right choice for you and your specific condition. BraceAbility also has a wide range of post-op shoes and boots for a variety of pain and injury relief.

Best Broken Toe Shoe: Complete Comprehensive Support

Elevate your recovery journey with the remarkable benefits of a forefoot offloading shoe. Crafted to provide optimal healing conditions, this specialized footwear offers a range of advantages that expedite recovery and enhance your overall well-being.

Designed to alleviate pressure and pain, the forefoot offloading shoe takes the weight off the front of your foot, providing immediate relief for conditions like broken toes, bunions, and post-surgical recovery. This reduction in pressure doesn't just ease discomfort; it also supports faster healing by allowing affected tissues to mend without unnecessary strain.

Tips for Effective Recovery with the Forefoot Offloading Shoe

To ensure you make the most of your healing journey, we've gathered some expert advice to guide you toward a seamless and successful recovery process:

Rest and Listen to Your Body

Adequate rest is a crucial aspect of healing. Listen to your body's signals and take breaks as needed to prevent overexertion. In order to fully heal, you need to give your injured foot or toe the time it needs.

Follow Usage Instructions

Read and follow our instructions for proper application and adjustments. Proper usage ensures maximum benefits and minimizes the risk of discomfort or improper alignment.

Pay Attention to Posture

When standing, walking, or sitting, be mindful of your posture. Proper alignment ensures that weight is distributed evenly, reducing strain on the forefoot.

Monitor Swelling

If you experience swelling, ensure the offloading shoe isn't too tight. Adjust the straps or fit as needed to accommodate changes in swelling. Our forefoot shoe was designed with a square-toe bed to leave room for swelling and bandaging. When the swelling goes down, you may want to adjust the straps for proper support.

Your Questions Answered: FAQs About This Bunion Surgery Recovery Shoe

  • What conditions / injuries does this post-op shoe treat? Perfect for use following toe and foot surgery or injuries including diabetic foot ulcers, broken toes, hairline stress fractures, post-op bunion removal (bunionectomy), after hammertoe surgery, Lisfranc fractures, toe sprains or strains, bruised forefoot bones, metatarsal breaks, Morton's neuroma, metatarsalgia, and general ball of foot pain.
  • How does it work? This ortho wedge shoe is designed to reduce weight-bearing pressure on your forefoot and toes, promoting faster healing after surgery, trauma or when forefoot wounds or ulcerations are present.
  • Who can wear this brace? Available in sizes ranging from small to XL, fitting a wide variety of adult women and men, as well as teenagers and youth.
  • Will this fit my child? Certain sizes will fit kids. See our size chart for more specific sizing information.
  • What size should I get? View our sizing graphic in the product images. This table shows size conversions between men's, women's, and big kid's shoes.
  • When should I wear it? This toe brace can be worn throughout the day for post-op support and forefoot protection. Ask your doctor before wearing this shoe while sleeping.
  • What is it made of? This broken metatarsal treatment brace is made of a hard rubber sole, EVA foam insole, polyester lining, and medical-grade fastener.
  • Can I drive while wearing this shoe? It is not recommended to use while driving if the shoe is being worn on your driving foot.
  • How do I put it on? With the straps undone, place your affected foot inside the shoe. The forefoot strap is adjustable. Remove and reattach to accommodate bandaging. Feed the top strap through the D-ring. Wrap the top strap across your foot and attach the fastener.
  • Can I wear it on either foot? This walking cast shoe is universal, so it will fit your right or left foot.
  • Washing instructions: Close fasteners, and hand wash in warm water with mild detergent. Air dry.
  • Other features:
    • The non-skid tread provides safe stability support while walking.
    • Wide, square-toe design acts as a buffer for extra protection.
    • Adjustable straps to accommodate swelling and bandaging.
  • Color Black.
  • Weight:
    • Small weighs 11 ounces
    • Medium weighs 13 ounces
    • Large weighs 15 ounces
    • XL weighs 1.25 pounds

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Bonnie s.

Worst design ever

I have had 9 foot surgeries in the last 9 years and each time looking for the most suitable shoe or boot for heel bearing only. Have tried many looking for comfort and agility, this was the worst ever, design is so heavy and very awkward,,,it went straight to trash!,,,money spent is important at this tine but it not as important as healing and health, horrible product, Bonnie Shirilla 250 SpinnakerCt, Davidson, Nc, 28036

Bonnie s.

Run if you can!!!!!

Horrible design so heavy and awkward.. you may as well attach a cement block to your injury and try to walk!,

Mary H.
United States United States

Perfect Aid to help heal diabetic foot ulcers.

When I saw this off loading shoe on line, I just knew it was what my husband needed to help his foot to heal, and yet aid in necessary walking. Very thankful for your product and service. Timely expediting of our order: received item within the week! Thank you.

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Juan G.
United States United States


I works outstanding so far.

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